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Quotations in the News

Posted September 15

"Mr. Trump, I invited you here to thank us for what we've done in Flint, not give a political speech." — The Rev. Faith Green Timmons, pastor of the Bethel United Methodist Church in Flint, Michigan, after she cut off Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump when he attacked Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in a speech.

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"All Islam is radical." — A Facebook posting by Joseph Michael Schreiber, 32, who is suspected of setting ablaze a mosque in Fort Pierce, Florida.

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"Our job was to kill criminals like drug pushers, rapists, snatchers." — Edgar Matobato, a former Filipino militiaman, who testified under oath before the Philippines' Senate that President Rodrigo Duterte, when he was still a city mayor, ordered a liquidation squad to kill criminals and opponents in gangland-style assaults that left about 1,000 dead.

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